Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre rifle prone

Men's 50 metre rifle prone at the 2000 Summer Olympics was held on 21 September. The qualification round of 60 shots was fired between 09:30 and 10:45 Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10), and the final round of 10 additional shots at 11:30. Jonas Edman, previously more well known as a 300 metre shooter, took a one-point lead in the qualification round, and eventually won by a 0.9-point margin.

Men's 50 metre rifle prone
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueSydney International Shooting Centre
Date21 September 2000
Competitors53 from 37 nations
Winning score701.3
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jonas Edman  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Torben Grimmel  Denmark
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sergei Martynov  Belarus
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RecordsEdit

The existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record   Viatcheslav Botchkarev (URS)
  Stevan Pletikosić (YUG)
  Jean-Pierre Amat (FRA)
  Christian Klees (GER)
  Sergei Martynov (BLR)
  Thomas Tamas (USA)
  Sergei Martynov (BLR)
  Sergei Martynov (BLR)
600 Zagreb, Croatia
Munich, Germany
Havana, Cuba
Atlanta, United States
Munich, Germany
Barcelona, Spain
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Munich, Germany
13 July 1989
29 August 1991
27 April 1994
25 July 1996
23 May 1997
29 August 1998
4 September 1998
8 June 2000
Olympic record   Christian Klees (GER) 600 Atlanta, United States 25 July 1996
Final records
World record   Christian Klees (GER) 704.8 (600+104.8) Atlanta, United States 25 July 1996
Olympic record   Christian Klees (GER) 704.8 (600+104.8) Atlanta, United States 25 July 1996

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country Score Notes
1 Jonas Edman   Sweden 599 Q
2 Sergei Martynov   Belarus 598 Q
3 Václav Bečvář   Czech Republic 597 Q
4 Igor Pirekeev   Turkmenistan 597 Q
5 Torben Grimmel   Denmark 597 Q
6 Artem Khadjibekov   Russia 597 Q
7 Maik Eckhardt   Germany 596 Q (6th: 100)
8 Philippe Joualin   France 596 Q (6th: 100)
9 Mario Knögler   Austria 596 (6th: 98)
10 Marco De Nicolo   Italy 595
10 Glenn Dubis   United States 595
10 Wayne Sorensen   Canada 595
13 Roger Hansson   Sweden 594
13 Sergei Kovalenko   Russia 594
13 Ning Lijia   China 594
13 Péter Sidi   Hungary 594
13 Harald Stenvaag   Norway 594
13 Thomas Tamas   United States 594
19 Espen Berg-Knutsen   Norway 593
19 Rajmond Debevec   Slovenia 593
19 Jorge González   Spain 593
19 Timothy Lowndes   Australia 593
19 Georgy Nekhaev   Belarus 593
19 Warren Potent   Australia 593
25 Hilal Al Rasheedi   Oman 592
25 Michael Babb   Great Britain 592
25 Juha Hirvi   Finland 592
25 Swen Schuller   Germany 592
25 Guy Starik   Israel 592
30 Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 591
30 Jean-Pierre Amat   France 591
30 Oleg Mykhaylov   Ukraine 591
30 Stevan Pletikosić   Yugoslavia 591
34 Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 590
35 Naoki Kurita   Japan 589
35 Yuri Lomov   Kyrgyzstan 589
35 Goran Maksimović   Yugoslavia 589
38 Bae Sung-duk   South Korea 588
38 Roger Caron   Canada 588
38 Radim Novak   Czech Republic 588
41 Roberto José Elias Orozco   Mexico 587
41 Lee Eun-chul   South Korea 587
41 Alan Lewis   Ireland 587
44 Thomas Farnik   Austria 585
44 Jaco Henn   South Africa 585
46 Bruce Meredith   Virgin Islands 584
47 Corne Basson   South Africa 583
47 Varavut Majchacheep   Thailand 583
49 Pablo Álvarez   Argentina 582
50 Mufid Allawanseh   Jordan 581
51 Tevarit Majchacheep   Thailand 580
52 Ralph Rodríguez   Puerto Rico 578
53 Mohamad Mahfoud   Syria 575
Jozef Gönci   Slovakia DNS
Hou Yannan   China DNS

DNS Did not start – Q Qualified for final

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total Shoot-off
    Jonas Edman (SWE) 599 10.3 10.1 10.5 10.3 10.4 10.0 10.3 10.0 10.2 10.2 102.3 701.3
    Torben Grimmel (DEN) 597 10.5 9.9 10.9 10.8 9.9 9.5 10.4 10.4 10.6 10.5 103.4 700.4
    Sergei Martynov (BLR) 598 9.8 10.2 10.1 9.9 10.6 10.2 10.1 10.6 10.5 10.3 102.3 700.3
4   Maik Eckhardt (GER) 596 10.4 10.3 10.3 10.5 10.6 10.3 10.5 10.4 10.0 10.5 103.8 699.8
5   Václav Bečvář (CZE) 597 10.4 10.5 10.4 9.4 10.4 10.6 10.5 10.4 10.1 10.0 102.7 699.7
6   Artem Khadjibekov (RUS) 597 10.7 10.5 10.2 10.6 9.5 10.1 10.5 10.0 10.5 9.6 102.2 699.2 10.6
7   Igor Pirekeev (TKM) 597 10.5 10.5 10.0 10.2 10.1 9.6 10.7 9.9 10.6 10.1 102.2 699.2 10.2
8   Philippe Joualin (FRA) 596 10.1 10.2 9.9 10.1 10.4 10.8 10.7 10.0 10.7 10.1 103.0 699.0

ReferencesEdit

  • Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad — Shooting (PDF). Retrieved 2008-09-06.